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How Diesel Motors Work

Diesel motors work by compressing just the air. The compression builds up the air temperature inside. When this happens the fuel converts to very fine particles and it lights suddenly. Diesel motors might be either two-stroke or four-stroke meaning that the piston travels around 2 or 4 times in one cycle while turning the crankshaft. Just a little FYI.
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Why is my Air Conditioning Blowing Warm?

Why is my Air Conditioning Blowing Warm?

Why is my Air Conditioning Blowing Warm?   Reasons why your Air Conditioning is not cold enough is your air conditioning system uses refrigerant to create cold air. There may not be enough refrigerant in your system. There can be pinholes and leaks that allow the refrigerant to escape. Rubber Hoses can fall apart inside causing the pieces to can get stuck in the Filters and other parts. Which stops proper circulation. This can also cause your Compressor to freeze up.Sometimes a worn belt causes slippage and also adds to the problem. If your air conditioning isn't working properly make an appointment and let our ASE technicians take a look.
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Serpentine Belt

Serpentine Belt

The serpentine belt gets powered by the engine as it turns. The belt runs your alternator, air conditioning, and power steering pump. On certain vehicles, it also runs the water pump, radiator fan, and power brakes. If the serpentine belt breaks your battery won't last. The car can not run on the battery. If this happens the engine could overheat before the battery dies. Your steering and braking could also be affected. Checking for belt cracks no longer applies to newer belts, it depends on the belt thickness. We have new tools to measure the depth of the belt.
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Alternators

Alternators

The BATTERY stores enough power to turn over your motor and makes you move. But that is about it, you can go a couple of miles on the battery. The ALTERNATOR produces enough power to run your motor. ALTERNATORS  need to re-energize your battery. When the ALTERNATOR  isn't working there's not enough power for everything to run. ALTERNATORS  get exhausted. They are turned by the SERPENTINE BELT and spin 2 to 3 times faster than the ENGINE. If you are having issues getting the ALTERNATOR checked so you don't get stranded.
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Customer Relationships

Customer Relationships

You wouldn’t walk into a different dentist’s office every time you needed a tooth looked at. You wouldn’t pick out someone at random every time you needed your hair cut. And on tax day? You probably wouldn’t trust your taxes to a stranger. There are some professionals for whom you feel your relationship is more than just client and customer. They’re almost like friends, and since you know them well after years of going to them, you know the quality of their work and that they have a track record of doing their best for you. You may not realize it, but the relationship with your automotive service professional should have that personal connection, too. It may take some time…
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